The median contractor rate for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 580 576
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Infrastructure Engineer 29 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.087% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 25
Median daily rate £378 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £268 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £457 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.08% -41.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -26.08% -41.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Infrastructure Engineer in England

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Infrastructure Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 17 £415 -5.68% 8
South East +9 6 £408 +18.11% 4
North West +21 3 £350 +3.70% 2
East Midlands - 1 £290 - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
UK

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior Infrastructure Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (72.86%) Windows
2 38 (54.29%) VMware
3 35 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
5 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.00%) Linux
8 18 (25.71%) PowerShell
9 17 (24.29%) ITIL
9 17 (24.29%) Cisco
10 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 14 (20.00%) Firewall
10 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (18.57%) SAN
11 13 (18.57%) HP
12 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (15.71%) IBM
14 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.29%) DNS
14 10 (14.29%) Unix
14 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 10 (14.29%) Office 365
14 10 (14.29%) SCCM
15 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (12.86%) ITIL V3
15 9 (12.86%) Bash Shell
15 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (12.86%) NetApp

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.29%) Office 365
3 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.71%) IaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.43%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) Firewall
2 13 (18.57%) SAN
3 10 (14.29%) DNS
3 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.86%) LAN
4 9 (12.86%) WAN
5 7 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.57%) DHCP
6 6 (8.57%) NAS
7 4 (5.71%) HTTP
7 4 (5.71%) SSL
7 4 (5.71%) Unified Communications
7 4 (5.71%) VoIP
8 3 (4.29%) LDAP
8 3 (4.29%) Skype
8 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.86%) VPN
9 2 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Games
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) WAP
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) LAMP
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) REST
3 1 (1.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) PKI
4 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) CCTV
5 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 51 (72.86%) Windows
2 35 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (30.00%) Linux
5 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.29%) Unix
7 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (11.43%) AIX
9 7 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (10.00%) SUSE
9 7 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
11 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
12 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
13 3 (4.29%) CentOS
13 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.43%) HPUX
14 1 (1.43%) Solaris
14 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL V3
3 6 (8.57%) Change Management
4 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.14%) DevOps
4 5 (7.14%) ITSM
4 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.29%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.57%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) VBScript
5 3 (4.29%) Perl
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) Go
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (5.71%) CCNA
4 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.29%) MCSD
5 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) CCNP
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.43%) CCA
7 1 (1.43%) CCIE
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
7 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.43%) PMP
7 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.71%) vCloud
6 4 (5.71%) vSphere
7 3 (4.29%) XenApp
8 2 (2.86%) Docker
8 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.43%) Firmware
9 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (7.14%) SCOM
4 4 (5.71%) Ansible
5 3 (4.29%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.86%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.86%) Puppet
6 2 (2.86%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.43%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.43%) OpenIDM
7 1 (1.43%) Packer
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.43%) Terraform
7 1 (1.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) VMware
2 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.29%) Cisco
4 13 (18.57%) HP
5 11 (15.71%) IBM
6 10 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 9 (12.86%) NetApp
8 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.43%) Oracle
9 7 (10.00%) EMC
10 6 (8.57%) Citrix
10 6 (8.57%) Dell
10 6 (8.57%) Sophos
11 5 (7.14%) Juniper
12 4 (5.71%) SaltStack
12 4 (5.71%) Symantec
13 3 (4.29%) EqualLogic
13 3 (4.29%) Meraki
13 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
14 2 (2.86%) Veeam
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